Darlington, DDES and North Durham Update October 2014

Clozapine – aide memoire for General Practitioners Clozapine is an antipsychotic used in the treatment of schizophrenia when other antipsychotics […]

Northumberland Update October 2014

  North of Tyne APC update   Guidelines approved:  Guidelines and Statements | North Of Tyne Area Prescribing Committee Guideline […]

Gateshead Update October 2014

Prescribing guidelines for atrial fibrillation in primary care Updated guidelines for Gateshead practices for the management of AF in primary […]

Hartlepool & Stockton-on-Tees and South Tees Update October 2014

Diabetes Patient Information Booklets – Hartlepool and Stockton Practices only: There are still a number of boxes of the above […]

Nitrofurantoin update

Nitrofurantoin is now contraindicated in patients with an eGFR of less than 45ml/min. This is a change to previous guidance issued by the MHRA following a review of the evidence.

Recent changes in controlled drug legislation for tramadol, lisdexamfetamine, zopiclone and zalepon

The following changes will take effect on the 10th June 2014: Tramadol Tramadol will become a schedule 3 Controlled Drug […]

Welcome to the Medicines Optimisation website

This website is maintained by North of England Commissioning Support Medicines Optimisation Team and contains medicines information, guidelines and resources […]